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Elm Springs, Arkansas
Location of Elm Springs in Benton County and Washington County, Arkansas
|Incorporated||May 23, 1917|
|• Total||5.99 sq mi (15.50 km2)|
|• Land||5.95 sq mi (15.41 km2)|
|• Water||0.04 sq mi (0.09 km2)|
|Elevation||1,188 ft (362 m)|
|• Density||396.67/sq mi (153.17/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0076873|
Elm Springs is a city in Benton and Washington Counties, Arkansas, United States. The community is located between the Boston Mountains and the Springfield Plateau within the Ozark Mountains. Initially a community surrounding a spring-fed mill, the community flourished even after the mill's destruction during the Civil War.
Located immediately west of Springdale in the Northwest Arkansas metropolitan statistical area, Elm Springs has been gaining population in recent years, including a 47% increase in population between the 2000 and 2010 censuses.
Elm Springs is located at 36°12′27″N 94°13′17″W / 36.20750°N 94.22139°W (36.207590, -94.221515).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.991 square miles (15.52 km2).
|U.S. Decennial Census|
|Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||28||1.19%|
|Hispanic or Latino||284||12.03%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 2,361 people, 819 households, and 702 families residing in the city.
As of the census of 2010, 1,535 people, 527 households, and 439 families were residing in the city. The population density was 276.9 people per square mile (106.9/km2). The 577 housing units averaged 108.7/sq mi (42.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 87.4% White, 1.2% African American, 1.4% Native American, 2.9% Asian, .2% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. About 8.5% of the population were Hispanics or Latinos of any race.
Of the 527 households, 37.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.9% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.7% were not families. About 16.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91, and the average family size was 3.21.
In the city, the age distribution was 26.7% under 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 24.2% from 25 to 44, 30.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 or older. The median age was 39.7 years. For every 100 females, there were 103.3 males.
In 2000, The median income for a household in the city was $40,703, and for a family was $45,536. Males had a median income of $30,550 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,551. About 8.6% of families and 12.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.8% of those under age 18 and 5.0% of those age 65 or over.